Arts and Industries Building Renovation

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [75-11093]

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 75-11093

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Summary

Empty display cases in National Air and Space Museum (NASM) shop during renovation of building; Preparation of Apollo Lunar Module and 1909 Wright Military Flyer for removal from the North Hall; The large tile panel "Fire and Water" representing the rise and progress of the ceramic arts originally from the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876 can be seen in the background. It was installed in the building after the exhibits came from Philadelphia and was used again in the "1876: A Centennial Exhibition."

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Air and Space Museum

Notes

  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • National Air and Space Museum was housed in the Arts and Industries Building until 1975 when it moved to its own building which opened in 1976.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 75-11093

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1975
  • August 13, 1975

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Museum stores
  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-009 [75-11093]

Physical description

35mm;

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